Rockets: 2 reasons why Matt Bullard will excel in the front office role

Matt Bullard (Photo credit should read GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images)
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Houston Rockets Renaldo Thomas, Clyde Drexler, Allen Leavell, Dikembe Mutombo, Rodney McCray, Hakeem Olajuwon, Carl Herrera, Eric Riley, Mario Elie, Matt Bullard, Ricky Winslow, and Eric Dickens (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images for Houston Sports Awards) /

When the news broke that Matt Bullard would not be calling Houston Rockets games anymore, it was like a follow-up to the gut-punch that was Bill Worrell’s retirement. But while Bull’s voice will not be heard on Houstonians’ televisions, his voice will be heard by the front office of the organization.

Fans who only follow Houston basketball casually may view this as just a “feel-good” move by the Rockets.

2 reasons why Matt Bullard moving to the front office is great for the Houston Rockets

While his history with the team as a player and broadcaster may add a flavor of nostalgia to the move, his qualifications as a front office member far exceed just his past connections to the team.

Overall, Bullard making the transition from commentator to front office employee is a great move for the organization, for several reasons. With that being said, let’s delve into exactly why this is good for the Houston Rockets.